DIORIS VALDEZ, CORNER OUTFIELDER
Born: November 16, 2002
Height: 6’1″
Weight: 180
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Signed: Int’l Free Agent, 2019, Pittsburgh Pirates
How Acquired: International Free Agent
Country: Dominican Republic
Agent: N/A
WTM’s PLAYER PROFILE
Valdez’ main asset is raw power.  It’s not clear he’ll offer much value defensively or on the bases.

2020
DNP

2021
DSL:  258/392/330, 97 AB, 4 2B, 1 HR, 20 BB, 25 K, 0-1 SB

In his debut, Valdez hit reasonably well, with a much better BB:K ratio than many other young prospects.  He didn’t, however, show much power.  He divided his time between first and right.

Valdez will probably be in the Gulf Coast League in 2022.

CONTRACT INFORMATION
2022: Minor League Contract
PLAYER INFORMATION
Signing Bonus: N/A
MiLB Debut: 2021
MLB Debut: N/A
MiLB FA Eligible: 2025
MLB FA Eligible: N/A
Rule 5 Eligible: 2023
Added to 40-Man: N/A
Options Remaining: 3
MLB Service Time: 0.000
TRANSACTIONS
July 2, 2019: Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates as an international free agent.
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